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Synonyms of obstruct in English:


  • 1 wheelchairs obstructed the aisles ensure that air bricks and vents are not obstructed
    block, block up, clog, clog up, get/stand in the way of, cut off, shut off, jam, bung up, gum up, choke, barricade, bar, dam up
    British informalgunge up
    technicalocclude, obturate
    [Antonyms] clear
  • 2 police took him into custody on a charge of obstructing the traffic
    hold up, bring to a standstill, stop, halt, block
  • 3 environmentalists accused the government of obstructing the passage of the EC pollution laws
    impede, hinder, interfere with, hamper, block, interrupt, hold up, hold back, stand in the way of, frustrate, thwart, baulk, inhibit, hamstring, sabotage, encumber, slow, slow down, retard, delay, stonewall, forestall, stall, arrest, check, stop, halt, stay, derail, restrict, limit, curb, put a brake on, bridle, fetter, shackle
    North American informalbork
    [Antonyms] facilitate, help, further
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    obstruct, hinder, hamper, impede
    See hinder

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